Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Newcastle upon Tyne

  • These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction.
  • They are available through our On-line Mapshop

  • Here are the details of maps for Gosforth:

  • Tyneside 30a Gosforth 1913 - published 1985; intro by John Airey. ISBN.978-0-95054-013-0
  • Tyneside 30b Gosforth 1941 - published 2017; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-076-9

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. The map covers South Gosforth, central Gosforth and the area westward to St Nicholas Hospital.

    Features include railway with South Gosforth and West Gosforth stations, Electric Car Sheds, tramways, St Nicholas church, Salters Bridge, All Saints church, part of City Mental Hospital (St Nicholas Hospital), Sanderson Orthopaedic Hospital, mineral railway, former Coxlodge Wagonway, County Ground etc.

    Gosforth was an independent urban district until 1974, when it was absorbed into the new Newcastle Metropolitan Borough.

    The map links up with Tyneside Sheet 4 Jesmond to the south.


  • Follow this link for a complete list of our Newcastle maps, or North East maps.
  • You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop. For other information and prices, and other areas, go to The Index Page.

    Maps in the Godfrey Edition are taken from the 25 inch to the mile map and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. For a full list of maps for the North East, return to the North East page.

    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 27 July 2017